BULLETCAST, August 9 – What you need to know now
Red Dead Redemption sold 11 million units and Todd Hollenshead tells us extended console cycles are a good thing. Get all the major headlines from the past 24 hours in video and text form after the break.
Featured content: Nathan nabbed a great interview with Todd Hollenshead at QuakeCon last week. Did you know RAGE has been in the works for seven years?
Take-Two swung to a loss in Q1, but has reported 4 million sales for LA Noire. RDR has now sold 11 million units.
If you want to fully install RAGE on an Xbox 360, it’s going to cost you
22Gb of disc space.
A Sony warehouse burned down in London last night, presumably as part of the ongoing UK riots. Supplies will be affected, the company said, but it’s unknown as yet if PS3 shipments will be hit.
Nintendo needs to “build a better mousetrap” with Wii U’s controller, EA’s Peter Moore’s
Bodycount’s got a serious art make-over recently. Here’s some
play impressions and a new dev diary.
Carbine producer Eric DeMilt has been
dropping hints on the studio’s new MMO. Watch gamescom next week for the reveal.
Valve’s permanently dropped
Portal 2′s price to $29.99 on Steam.
More than half of all British, French and German adults are gamers,
according to a new survey.
NPD and analyst firm EEDAR are to
collaborate on providing “expanding video game tracking” to the US market. This will include digital and mobile data.
new Inversion trailer. It’s exclusive, don’t you know.
France is to get a modified,
16-rated version of Heavy Rain. Quite why, we don’t know.
Batman: Arkham City will be playable at EG Expo. Along with every other game in the entire world.
UKIE has announced that
there’ll be no London Games Festival this year, but has said it intends to have it return next year alongside the 2012 Olympics.
A new version of the BBC iPlayer
is now available on PS3.
Zumba Fitness has now been at the top of the
UK chart for eight weeks.
The Legend of Zelda Wii U is not listed as 2016 release
Dying Light: The Following is a feature-heavy expansion with vehicles and a huge map
Splatoon becomes Nintendo’s latest million-seller, Wii U hits 10M lifetime
Players will really “get to know” Rico’s personality in Just Cause 3
Summer discounts applied to Bloodborne, Project CARS and more on EU PS Store
Large Miiverse update rolling out today
Capcom trademarks Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps
Gears of War 4 dev on cancelled IP, “we were hugely invested in what we were working on”
Horizon Zero Dawn’s protagonist is inspired by Ripley and Ygritte
ESL puts TV on the internet – offers 24/7 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Twitch streaming
Battlefield Hardline 2.0 patch removes the need for Chrome plugin
Aqua League is a Rocket League-esque mod for StarCraft 2
Titanfall is coming to Asia, as a free-to-play PC shooter
The best games of 2015 so far…
No Man’s Sky dev gets a little coy when asked about Morpheus
The Witcher 3 New Game Plus – here’s what’s carrying over and what isn’t
Armello releases September 1 for PC and PS4
Blizzard honours deceased Diablo 3 artist with new in-game item
Razer to settle Ouya debts
Windows 10 rollout is underway
Fallout 4 won’t launch with modding tools
Zeratul banned during Heroes of the Storm EU Qualifiers
Sony kicks off week one of its summer sale: save 50% on Far Cry 4
There’s a new Disaster Report game in the works
You can now play the prototype for Keiji Inafune’s Red Ash
Humble Jumbo Bundle 4 adds Screencheat, Freedom Planet and Coin Crypt
GTA Online: Rockstar selects best of player-created Ill-Gotten Gains jobs
Fallout 4 may offer less violent solutions to your post-apocalyptic problems
Broken Sword 5 looks gorgeous in new PS4 trailer
King’s Quest reboot may be coming to Wii U, too
King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember is out, PS4 users report issues
Familiarize yourself with the Centaur tank in Company of Heroes 2: The British Forces
Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes is your free Xbox One game for August
Take 50% off the meth suit in GTA Online today only
Dragon Quest Builders looks like it will be rather fun
You can finally use your amiibo on 2DS and 3DS systems this fall
Final Fantasy Type-0 Steam pre-order comes with Master Chocobo, specs announced
StarCraft 2 is five years old today, celebrate the anniversary with Blizzard
Dragon Quest 11 announced for PS4, 3DS, and Nintendo NX
Square Enix reveals two Nintendo NX titles [Update]
Mafia 3 confirmed, full reveal at gamescom 2015
Watch Nintendo try to sell you on Super Mario Maker
Xbox Live deals: Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed, Warframe, more
Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets Action Sack playlist today
The best games on PlayStation 3
Tomb Raider Xbox exclusivity: Square “knew it would disappoint fans” – decision “wasn’t easy”
Destiny weekly reset for July 28, new strikes and Prison of Elders arenas detailed
First Crackdown gameplay to be shown at gamescom 2015
Bethesda knew Fallout 4 would be set in Boston before even Skyrim had launched
Ouya acquisition stiffs devs out of promised Free the Games funds – rumour
Take a look at Rocket League’s first free map
Fallout 4 base building sounds more like Minecraft than Skyrim
Xbox boss on PlayStation success: “We’re both doing really well”
Halo 5 has largest environments and toughest enemies than ever before
Oilli Olli 2 headed to PC next month
Fallout 4 official guide runs to 400 pages
The Swindle could well be one of this season’s top games
Halo 5 campaign played in a fireteam of four, revives possible
Ouya users to be migrated to Cortex following Razer acquisition
Fallout 4: Bethesda literally cannot make any more Pip-Boy units